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  1. Business - Companies - EARNINGS

    Shangri-La unveils new hotel brand 'Jen' as profit leaps 39 pc

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 01:28am by TIFFANY AP

    ... a Shangri-La hotel in Lhasa, Tibet. It also launched in May its first hotel in London, called Shangri-La Hotel At The Shard. The company has 12 hotel projects in China and in six other countries ...

  2. Lifestyle - Books - SHORT STORIES

    Book review: The Dog: Stories by Jack Livings

    Posted Aug 24th 2014, 07:52am by Kit Gillet

    ... in near-contemporary China, in the mountain roads of Tibet and in the streets, markets and factories of Beijing. Few of the stories have a resolution, but that's not the point; Livings is more focused ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - POLITICS

    Deng Xiaoping was all for autonomy for Hong Kong, but not for elections

    Posted Aug 23rd 2014, 02:45am by Gary Cheung

    ... been thought that Deng created the "one country, two systems" concept. But Ching said its prototype can be found in a 17-point agreement signed by Beijing and Tibet in 1950. In it, ...

  4. News - World - BRITAIN

    David Cameron distances UK from Dalai Lama and Tibet to woo Beijing

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 08:56pm by GDN

    ... of an internal London debate that was won by finance minister George Osborne. As the Free Tibet group called on the prime minister to raise the issue of human rights in Tibet, Downing Street sources said ... to raise the issue of the Dalai Lama and Tibet in Beijing. ...

  5. News - China - BEER

    Origins of yeast used to make lager traced to Tibetan forest, scientists say

    Posted May 25th 2014, 05:23am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Lager yeast's origins lie in Tibet, scientists say Scientists claim to have discovered the "Eve" of lager yeast in the mountain forests of Tibet, a finding that could be used to give Chinese beer a flavour different from its European rivals. Microbiologists have for decades hunted for the ancestor to Saccharomyces bayanus, a yeast ...

  6. News - China

    China summons Spanish ambassador over Tibet arrest warrants

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 08:33pm by Reuters

    ... they had committed genocide in Tibet, the Spanish foreign ministry confirmed on Friday. Former Chinese president Jiang Zemin and ex-prime minister Li Peng could face arrest when travelling abroad ... officials are accused of human rights abuses in Tibet, which communist Chinese troops took control of in 1950. China says it “peacefully liberated” the Himalayan region it says was mired in poverty, ...


    No longer isolated for Tiananmen crackdown, China pressures others to shun critics like Dalai Lama

    Posted May 28th 2014, 10:11pm by Staff Reporters

    ... visits. But something was different in May. Internationally regarded as Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama is considered by Beijing to be a violent separatist. For the first time, ... reviewing the trade status. That status gave China access to American markets at much lower tariff rates. Among the conditions were the release of political prisoners and protection of Tibet ...

  8. Lifestyle - Food & Wine

    Just what exactly is Yunnan cuisine?

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:49pm by Annabel Jackson

    ... and the Tibetan food of the north around Zhongdian (Shangri-La) is straight from Tibet. Cornell Wu, from Kunming, who studied at IFT in Macau and is currently taking a master of tourism programme ...

  9. News - China - POLITICS

    Some provinces puzzlingly slow over backing for Zhou probe

    Posted Aug 19th 2014, 03:19am by KEIRA HUANG

    ... Also over the weekend, state media reported that during a visit to troops in Tibet and Qinghai, Fan Changlong, vice-chairman of the Central Military Commission, said the military should ...

  10. News - China

    China hits out at Spain court over Tibet case

    Posted Oct 12th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing Court accepts case brought by Tibetans against Hu Jintao over 'human rights abuses' China hits out at Spain court over Tibet case China yesterday criticised a lawsuit in Spain against former Chinese president Hu Jintao over allegations of human rights abuses in Tibet. "Tibet is an inseparable part of China," foreign ministry ...




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